Stephanie Mehta is the CEO & Chief Content Officer of Mansueto Ventures, parent of Inc. and Fast Company. Most recently, she served as editor-in-chief of Fast Company, overseeing its print, digital, and live journalism. Previously, Mehta served as a deputy editor at Vanity Fair, editing feature stories and coediting the annual New Establishment ranking. She also curated the invitation-only New Establishment Summit and Founders Fair conference for women entrepreneurs, which she launched in 2017. In addition, she has worked as a writer and editor at Bloomberg Media, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal. Mehta began her career as a business reporter at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia. She received a B.A. in English and an M.S. in journalism from Northwestern University. A Chicago-area native, she now lives with her husband and two daughters in Scarsdale, New York.
Mark Rosenberg is the Chief Financial Officer at Mansueto Ventures, overseeing the organization’s financial operations. Rosenberg joined the company at its inception in 2005. Prior to joining Mansueto Ventures, Mark held various corporate development and marketing roles for publishers, including Gruner + Jahr USA, News Corporation, and Delaware Today. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
Anne Marie O’Keefe currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Mansueto Ventures. Previously, O’Keefe was V.P., Consumer Marketing at Mansueto Ventures, where she was responsible for driving growth across Inc. and Fast Company‘s subscription, recognition, and event products portfolio. Before Mansueto Ventures, O’Keefe held various positions in consumer marketing at Scientific American, Radar Magazine, InterMedia Outdoors, and more. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Marist College.
Joe Johnson is the Chief People and Culture Officer of Mansueto Ventures, where he is responsible for leading the company’s overall people and culture strategy. At the publishing company dedicated to serving the business leaders shaping the future of today’s economy, Joe focuses on talent acquisition, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, cultural development, employee education and development, compensation and benefits, and more. Johnson began his career at Mansueto in 2020 as a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Senior Consultant, assisting in developing Mansueto’s DE&I programs and initiatives. Prior to Mansueto Ventures, Johnson held various executive-level positions in Human Resources and Sales Management in financial services with Bank of America, SunTrust Bank, and Wachovia Bank. He has a B.S. degree in Sociology with a minor in business from the University of Notre Dame.
John Donnelly serves as Chief Revenue Officer for Inc. and Fast Company, leading ad revenue strategy for the two renowned business media brands during a period of disruption across the industry. Since December 2017, Donnelly and his sales operation have pioneered numerous new platforms and programs for global media partners, driving new revenue streams and growth areas each year in partnership with editorial and product teams. As the leader responsible for all aspects of ad revenue generation, including sales, integrated marketing, account management, branded content studios, and media research, Donnelly helped lead Mansueto Ventures to the most profitable performance in its history in 2021. Before Mansueto Ventures, Donnelly was perhaps FORTUNE‘s most successful seller in his 20-plus years at the Time Inc. brand before moving to Mansueto as Publisher of Inc. in 2014. In four years at the helm of ad sales for Inc., he drove innovation and record sales performance.
As Inc.‘s Editor in Chief, Scott Omelianuk oversees the brand’s recognition programs, events, and content and is charged with creating new lines of business to support the entrepreneurial community. Since joining, he has redesigned Inc.‘s digital and print properties and launched a data product for firms looking to invest in small businesses. In addition, he partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a series of SMB town halls and created its breakout Best in Business franchise. Prior to Inc., Omelianuk advised start-ups and businesses in transition as a partner in HumanConsult.io and was Co-Founder of wellness business LYTlife.com. Previously, during his 12-year tenure at This Old House, Omelianuk oversaw English- and Spanish-language television shows, several websites, social channels, and a magazine. He has also held roles at Time Inc., Full Frontal Fashion, Kaufman Films, and Esquire and has written for G.Q., Details, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times as a journalist. In addition, Omelianuk is a Professor at the Stevens Institute of Technology in the School of Business and Technology and serves as an Entrepreneur in Residence at the University’s Venture Center. He graduated from Gettysburg College and the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, where he obtained an M.S. in Journalism.
Brendan Vaughan is the Editor in Chief of Fast Company, overseeing the brand’s recognition programs, events, and content. Vaughan most recently served as Deputy Editor at Insider, Inc., where he helped launch and run a new desk dedicated to long-form journalism and news analysis about business, tech, the workplace, and the economy. An industry veteran with nearly 30 years of experience in magazine journalism, publishing, and digital media, Vaughan has held senior positions at leading editorial brands, including Insider, Medium, Random House Publishing Group, The Atlantic, Esquire, GQ, and Condé Nast Portfolio. During Vaughan’s tenure as executive editor at GQ, the magazine was a finalist for the National Magazine Award for general excellence a half-dozen times, winning once. In addition, his individual stories have been recognized many times by the National Magazine Awards, the James Beard Awards, the Best American Writing anthology series, and other awards programs.
Jennifer Henkus currently serves as Senior Vice President, Sales of Inc., leading all global sales efforts, initiatives, and brand partnerships. Henkus first joined the organization in 2006 on the marketing team. With a keen understanding of both client and audience needs, Henkus expanded her role to develop multi-media brand platforms that drive new and recurring revenues. Prior to joining Inc., Henkus held strategic marketing positions at Harvard Business Review and Wired. Henkus has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Advertising Design from Syracuse University.
Scott Mebus was promoted in 2022 to Senior Vice President of Video and Audio at Mansueto Ventures, where he oversees the video and podcasting strategy for Fast Company and Inc. Previously, Mebus worked as head of video at Fast Company before rising to oversee video for both Fast Company and Inc. He began his career with MTV, running the production arm of their Home Entertainment division, before moving on to head up video for Hearst, overseeing video production and strategy for their 22 magazine brands. In his spare time, he’s published five novels, written several off-broadway musicals, and, in his youth, composed a T.V. theme song for which he still gets twenty-cent checks in the mail. Mebus is a graduate of Wesleyan University.
Kristin Mooney is Senior Vice President, MV Live, where she leads the company’s events strategy across virtual and in-person events, including flagship events such as the Fast Company Innovation Festival and the Inc. 5000 Conference and Gala. Mooney joined Mansueto from Insider Inc., where she served as Executive Director of Events and was the primary architect of Business Insider’s successful virtual conference strategy. Mooney previously served as Head of Strategic Events at the New York Stock Exchange, and earlier in her career was an Event Manager at Bloomberg and Conde Nast. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interpersonal Communications from The Ohio State University.
Melissa Rocco is Senior Vice President, Sales of Fast Company, leading all global sales efforts, initiatives, and brand partnerships. After three years as one of FastCo’s most successful sales directors, Rocco took over Fast Company‘s traditional role of Publisher in October 2020. She guided the sales team through the most challenging stretches in media and business to contribute to parent company Mansueto Ventures’ best-ever financial performance. With a spirit of innovation and creativity, Rocco and her team have fueled the success of all-new platforms and programs built to respond dynamically to editorial, custom, partner, and audience needs. Before Fast Company, Rocco was a successful digital-first seller at iconic media properties, including Time Inc., IDG, Meredith, and more. Rocco has a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Print Publishing from Ithaca College.
As SVP of Marketing for Inc. and Fast Company, Damian Slattery leads the talented teams responsible for building best-in-class client solutions for the advertising partners of both brands. Working across the robust portfolios of these two dynamic business media titles, Slattery and his integrated marketing colleagues craft creative, customized programs that leverage all platforms—print, digital, video, social, custom content, experiential, and more—to unlock the power of the Inc. and Fast Company audiences for global and domestic marketers. Over the past four years, he was dedicated to the Fast Company brand, and before that, he spent years leading marketing teams for iconic titles like TIME, Sports Illustrated, and Fortune. Earlier, he was a longtime reporter for SI as well as a screenwriter and documentary writer.